BMC Anesthesiol 2021 Apr 27;21(1):131. Epub 2021 Apr 27.
Department of Anesthesiology, Shanghai Children's Medical Center Affiliated to School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1678 Dongfang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 200127, China.
Background: The study investigated the success rate of the great saphenous venous catheter placement performed by ultrasound-assisted technique compared with the conventional puncture method in infants and toddlers with congenital heart disease and aimed to assess the efficiency and feasibility of this method within the context of pediatric peripheral venous access.
Methods: We selected infants and toddlers who underwent congenital cardiac surgery in our medical center from June 1, 2020, to September 7, 2020, by convenience sampling. Children were stratified by the presence of the manifesting cardiac types (cyanotic or acyanotic heart disease). Read More